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Joybee, What's for Dinner? : Blue Cheese Buffalo Chicken Dip

Yum<p>A warm and spicy dip made with cream cheese, sour cream, blue cheese, chicken, and buffalo sauce.<p>My husband loves chicken wings. When I first saw …

Creamy Sausage and Cheese Stuffed Shells

Every Christmas our family gathers at my wife’s grandparents farm and everyone brings a soup, chili, or some kind of crockpot dish to share. I was in …

Italian Food

11 easy Thanksgiving cocktail recipes that are delicious and beautiful

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? Warm up your family and friends with a seasonally inspired cocktail. We've selected some of the best boozy recipes from Pinterest that have been shared over and over again, with seasonal flavors like pumpkin, cranberry, cinnamon and apple. These drinks are …

This make-ahead Thanksgiving menu makes the big day as easy as pie

If you think us mere mortals can't pull off a full Thanksgiving spread without taking a whole week off work, think again. This foolproof menu — with turkey, stuffing, soup, salad and sweet potato pie — can be prepped bit by bit in the days leading up to the big day (you’ll spend just about 30 …

The Greatest, And Easiest, Skillet Chicken Recipe In The World

When it comes to chicken recipes, there are so many to choose from. We ourselves have found 75 different ways to cook this bird. And most of them are pretty simple and wholly satisfying. It's chicken, after all. The thing is though, a great many of those chicken recipes are forgettable. Made one …

Could This Be the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich? | Men's Health

The first method is utilitarian. The second is life-changing.<p><b>Spinach and Artichoke Dip Grilled Cheese</b><i><br>Recipe by Spencer Rubin, partner of Melt Shop restaurants in New York City</i><p>What you’ll need:<br>¾ stick salted butter, softened<br>2 Tbsp finely minced onion<br>1 garlic clove, minced<br>½ tsp salt<br>2 tsp all-purpose …

Easy & Amazing Parmesan Polenta Fries

Like clockwork,the crisp chill of autumn blew inwhen we set the clocks back.Comfort food time! <br>One of my favorite easy fall comfort foods is …

Baked Spaghetti Squash Cheddar Cheese and Spinach (contains dairy, contains gluten)

To Prepare 1 Large Spaghetti Squash:<p>Microwave Method: Wash the spaghetti squash. Poke holes (using a knife or sharp skewer) all around and place on …

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Vermont Creamery: Where the Best Goats Make the Best Goat Cheese

In the United States, there's a region that looks a little bit like France. The green hills are dotted with cows and goats, and people there make cheese from scratch.<p>That place is Vermont, and the founders and cheese-makers at Vermont Creamery produce the freshest goat cheese. At Ayers Brook Goat …

6 Light-Yet-Satisfying Summer Soups

<b>1. Creamy Zucchini, Walnut and Dill Soup</b><p>This silky puréed soup is surprisingly healthy -- there's no heavy cream or dairy in it, just a handful of toasted walnuts to thicken it up. Serve it warm or cold, depending on the weather and your mood. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chilled Roasted Red Pepper Soup</b><p>This …

Perfect Fish Tacos

8 Servings<p>A fish taco dream come true: crispy, light-as-air fried fish, balanced by a creamy slaw and fiery, cooling, and crunchy fixings.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Fish<p>2 pounds skinless red snapper or other mild white fish fillets<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 cup white rice flour<p>2 teaspoons kosher …

Whitefish

Corn-Jalapeño Fritters

4 Servings<p>Never met a corn fritter recipe we didn’t like, and we love this one.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large eggs, beaten to blend<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>2 cups fresh corn kernels<p>1 scallion, thinly sliced<p>½ jalapeño, seeded, …

Eggs

Smoking Meat 101: Barbecue for Beginners

Barbecue doesn't have to be intimidating. With these tips from pitmaster Pat Martin, smoking meat can be downright easy—even for beginners<p>"If you can smoke a slab of ribs, you can cook a whole hog," says <b>Pat Martin</b>, owner of Martin's BBQ Joint in Nolensville, Tennessee. Beloved of <i>Bon Appétit</i> …

BBQ

No-Cook Week: Make a Mediterranean feast without going near the stove

For dinner, lunch or brunch this weekend, pull together a vibrant Mediterranean mezze (or tapas) platter instead of a labor-intensive main course. The best part? There's nothing to cook. Just assemble the ingredients according to chef Michael Psilakis's easy recipes, then gather friends or family …

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

Dessert

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

Seafood

Togarashi Popcorn

6 to 8 Servings<p>Look for shichimi togarashi, a Japanese seasoning mix, at Japanese markets and savoryspiceshop.com.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter<p>3 garlic cloves, minced<p>1/3 cup popcorn kernels<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil<p>1 teaspoon shichimi …

Popcorn

Spaghetti with Parsley Pesto

6 Servings<p>Swapping traditional basil for flat-leaf parsley for this pesto recipe makes for a balanced sauce that allows you to really taste the nuts, the olive oil, the Parmesan.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound spaghetti<p>Kosher salt<p>½ cup unsalted, roasted almonds<p>4 cups (packed) flat-leaf parsley …

Italian Food

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

Roasted Strawberry-Buttermilk Sherbet

6 Servings<p>For the record: Sherbets may contain some dairy, unlike sorbets, which do not.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 cups strawberries (about 1 pound), hulled, halved or quartered if large<p>1 cup sugar<p>1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>1 1/2 cups buttermilk<p>1/3 cup sour cream<p>Pinch of kosher salt<p>Special …

Ice Cream

Grilled Vietnamese Shrimp Noodle Bowl Recipe

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Spring Soups

From creamy chilled spring pea soup to spicy avocado-cucumber soup, here are delicious spring soups.

How to Make Creamy Vegetable Soups (Minus the Cream)

Each of these soup recipes — cauliflower, broccoli and sweet potato — uses the same simple method and can easily be made in less than 20 minutes. The …

Creamy Corn Chowder With Pancetta and Chives Recipe

There's no reason to give up soup just because warm weather has arrived. Rather, it's a great way to showcase the season's best. Case in point: this savory-sweet, luxuriously creamy corn chowder that's studded with pancetta and finished with garlicky croutons.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Blending heavy …

Roasted Poblano Risotto Cakes with Grilled Corn Salsa

Begin by either roasting or grilling the poblano peppers. I either place them on the grill until charred, under the broiler in my oven until charred …